The first table below looks at the demand for the Communications Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Communications Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Manager
Rank 512 494 505
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 54 35 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.080% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.086% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 40
Average daily rate £350 £350 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48348 40743 51574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29873 23952 29018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 2112 2464
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Communications Manager
UK

Communications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Communications Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Communications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Communications Manager across the England region.

Communications Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Communications Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Communications Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Communications Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Communications Manager across the England region.

Communications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Communications Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -38 22 £350 -3.44% 4
South East +1 15 £300 - 2
South West -10 7 £430 +22.85% 1
East of England - 1 £200 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Communications Manager
UK

Communications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Communications Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Communications Manager in their job title.

1 26 (25.74%) Change Management
2 15 (14.85%) Marketing
2 15 (14.85%) Project Management
2 15 (14.85%) Intranet
2 15 (14.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 12 (11.88%) Finance
4 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
6 9 (8.91%) SAP
6 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
6 9 (8.91%) Social Media
7 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.93%) Degree
8 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
9 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
9 6 (5.94%) Business Transformation
9 6 (5.94%) MS Office
10 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
10 5 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (4.95%) Banking
10 5 (4.95%) Retail
11 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (3.96%) Unified Communications
11 4 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (2.97%) FMCG
12 3 (2.97%) Lync
12 3 (2.97%) Adobe
12 3 (2.97%) ERP
12 3 (2.97%) BPR
12 3 (2.97%) Management Information System

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Communications Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Communications Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.97%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Office
2 5 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.99%) InDesign
4 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) Intranet
2 4 (3.96%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.99%) SMS
General
1 15 (14.85%) Marketing
2 12 (11.88%) Finance
3 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.95%) Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Retail
5 3 (2.97%) Legal
6 2 (1.98%) Law
6 2 (1.98%) Advertising
6 2 (1.98%) Publishing
7 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) HTML
1 1 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Social Media
2 3 (2.97%) FMCG
2 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.98%) NHS
3 2 (1.98%) Blog
4 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.99%) Copywriting
4 1 (0.99%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.98%) Windows
1 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.99%) UNIX
2 1 (0.99%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) Change Management
2 15 (14.85%) Project Management
2 15 (14.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2
5 6 (5.94%) Business Transformation
6 4 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.97%) ERP
7 3 (2.97%) BPR
7 3 (2.97%) Programme Management
7 3 (2.97%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (1.98%) Requirements Management
8 2 (1.98%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (1.98%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.98%) Migration
9 1 (0.99%) ITSM
9 1 (0.99%) Service Management
9 1 (0.99%) Project Planning
9 1 (0.99%) Direct Marketing
9 1 (0.99%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) Degree
1 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) FATCA
2 1 (0.99%) EMIR
2 1 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) SAP
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.97%) Adobe
4 2 (1.98%) Facebook
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle
5 1 (0.99%) Twitter
5 1 (0.99%) Citrix
5 1 (0.99%) Pega
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